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Magazine: Howard Devoto's Enigma Variations

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 25 February 1978

HOWARD DEVOTO gives good face. Unlined and triangular, topped with a vast expanse of forehead; the kind that popular folklore maintains is the unmistakeable dead-giveaway telltale characteristic of The Intellectual. With such a forehead, a man could establish his credentials in that arena just by standing around and looking enigmatic.

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